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Funerary cone of Amenhotep

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Funerary cone fragment of reddish clay with cone element partially intact. Rectangular stamp on head end with hieroglyphic text in four divided rows, identifying the owner as the Scribe of Dispatches/Letters(?) Amenhotep. Impression worn in some areas. Funerary cones were components of a...

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Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way. (Accession Date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Davies & MacAdam 431

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 13 x 9.1 cm (5 1/8 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.284

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements